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Suit against environment minister won’t be dropped until report on caribou released

Thursday, August 03, 2017 @ 07:07 AM | By Amanda Jerome

A recently released government action plan on the woodland caribou is not enough for the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society to drop its legal action against Environment Minister Catherine McKenna.

Frédéric Paquin, lawyerThe Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society filed the lawsuit on April 20 to draw attention to the fact that the minister has not complied with s. 63 of the Species at Risk Act when it comes to reporting on the habitat of the boreal woodland caribou.

“One requirement of the federal Species at Risk Act...